From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus

21 agosto 2014

A ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky maladies in humans has now been tracked to even further global reaches — including Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme environments of arctic soils and deep sea vents. The study considers the diversity, ecology, and distribution of the fungi of the genus Malassezia in light of new insights gained from screening environmental sequencing datasets from around the world.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/aZbTTk-Xm6A/140821141451.htm

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